John W. Gebhardt, age 97, of Skokie, died June 21, 2019, at Northwest Community Hospital’s JourneyCare Hospice Inpatient Unit, Arlington Heights. Mr. Gebhardt served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a retired general contractor. Beloved husband of the late Emma, nee Matthys; dear father of Robert “Gerry” (Diane) and Michael (April); loving grandfather of Michelle (Brian) McKay, Dr. Christine, Christopher (Kirsten), and Laura Gebhardt; cherished great-grandfather of Shannon, Erin, Isabella, Anthony, Jack, and Addy. Visitation, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass, 11 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church, 8100 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 150 N. Michigan Av., Suite 1550, Chicago, IL, 60601. Funeral info: 847.673.6111.